The amount of food that Fido licks up off the floor cannot overcome the quantity of fur, nose prints, drool and dirt that quickly overrun the homes of all pet parents.
Here's why cleaning up after dirty little paw prints is a real feat (pun!).
There is no possible way to keep up with the amount of fur that your pet distributes around your home every single day. You know it's bad when you pet him and you're left with a snow flurry of fur raining down on your carpets.
Between the nose prints, paw prints and wagging-tail prints, the sliding glass door where your pet waits to come inside is sheer bedlam. It takes weekly scrubbing just to stay on top of it.
Even though your pet loves to eat, he's crazy bad at hoovering bits of food and crumbs off the floor. The result is a perpetual, stubborn grit of pet food and saliva on your hardwood or tile — requiring near-constant mopping.
If anyone in your family struggles with allergies, you know that removing pet allergens from upholstery, carpeting, laundry and the air is a difficult task.
Who else but a pet parent knows that the final step of laundry is removing embedded fur from the clothing fibers?
Many pets need to go outside, even if the weather is terrible. The result? Muddy, dirty and wet floors, couches, walls, tables and maybe even ceilings. Use naturally-derived cleaners like those from Green Works, that are strong enough to clean up the dirtiest of messes, but gentle enough to use in spaces where your pet hangs out.
What a nice, furry couch you have. Thirty minutes of meticulous fur removal every day ought to take care of the problem.
Even if your home smells fresh as a daisy, you likely live in fear that houseguests will think it smells like dog flatulence. Better stay on top of the laundry (or at least the fabric freshener).
If you own a cat, litter is everywhere. If you own a small pet like a hamster or bird, cage bedding, birdseed and feathers are everywhere. If you own a dog, you know you've accidentally brought in dog poop on your shoes. Better sweep, scrub and vacuum up the mess before it completely overwhelms you.
Of course, none of these annoyances matter once you cuddle up on your shag-carpeted couch with your furry friend. He's a beautiful mess.
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